(In which Ryan Lambert takes a look at some of the biggest issues and stories in the NHL, and counts them down.)
8. Cash grabs
Oh didn’t we all love the Winter Classic in St. Louis this year? Wasn’t it so good? Didn’t the Blues win?
Well the Blues and city officials are so, so glad you liked it that they now want to turn that goodwill into the ability to renovate the rink. And all it will cost St. Louis and Missouri taxpayers is $138 million, though the team will pay about $90 million of that. So That’s it! What a bargain!
The good news is the state’s new governor-elect is opposed to spending any taxpayer money on stadiums, but the Blues will meet with him soon and try to convince him it’s actually good to give millionaires more money fromRead More »from Asking for taxpayer money, P.K. Subban and PDO (Puck Daddy Countdown)